Sunset by the Gloucester tree
Today is day 4 of our Southwestern Australia road trip. The past few days have been spent exploring some of the most beautiful forests in WA and walking among their treetops. Yesterday we visited the Valley of the Giants National Park where we did the treetop walk just under the canopy of the forest of tingle, marri, and karri trees; the tingle trees being some of the tallest in the world. Today we climbed the Gloucester Tree in the Karri Forest which featured a series of pegs leading up to a landing in the canopy. We had so much fun climbing past other explorers and looking down at the people below; this is one of the tallest trees in all of Western Australia! As we were leaving we had a close encounter with the very colorful 28 parrot!
#westernaustralia #valleyofthegiantstreetopwalk #karriforest #valleyofthegiantswa #gloucestertree #28parrot #treeclimbing #tingletree #marritree #karritree
ROADTRIP DAG! 💛 Augusta / Cape Leeuwin / Pemberton / Beedelup National Park / Gloucester Tree. Vanmorgen ziek / zwakjes wakker geworden. Na een stevig ontbijt en mezelf 10 keer te hebben gezegd DOORGAAN, uitgecheckt. Uiteindelijk 12:30 uur vanmiddag vetrokken bij het hostel in Augusta, Cape Leewin bezocht en dé scheiding tussen de Indian Ocean & Southern Ocean gezien! 🌊 Daarna 2 uur doorgereden naar Pemberton. TOF om deze weg te rijden. Ik heb in mijn hele leven nog nooooooit zulke grote bomen gezien. Sjongejongejonge wat een joekels. 🙄 16:00 uur: Het Visitor Centre in Pemberton om advies gevraagd en naar de Beedelup Falls gereden. Helaas weer een stukje terug, maar wat ben ik blij dat ik het gedaan heb! Watervallen vervelen nóóit! 📸 Frisse energie! Zo mooi stukje van Australië! 🇦🇺 Na de Beedelup National Park doorgereden naar Gloucester Tree. Het ENGSTE wat ik ooit in mijn leven heb gedaan heb ik vandaag gedaan!!!!!!!!! Een boom van 53 meter hoog beklommen!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Veilig? Nee. Niks geen bescherming... Met de hulp van het liefste gezin wat ik ooit heb ontmoet en wat een steun. Na de eerste keer, bij de 10 meter ging ik terug. Huilen & trillen. De 2e keer, 20 meter en weer terug. En de 3e keer ging de man voorop en met mij mee naar de TOP! Ik heb nog trillende handen sinds 18:00 uur dat ik dit heb gedaan. In plaatst van een gratis camping toch maar een betaalde en rélaxen! 💛 Wát een TOP dag! #backpacken #augusta #capeleeuwin #pemberton #beedelup #waterfall #freedom #australia #nature #gloucestertree #53metershigh #tree #lighthouse #onewithnature #nodreamsjustgoals #fit #womanpower #geenhoogtevrees #timeofmylife #solotravel
Climbed the 🔝 53m Tall Gloucester Tree today! I’m scared of heights so it was a massive accomplishment for me ☺️
📝 Note to self..
Just take one step at a time 👍🏼
Can I get an Amen!? Only peed a little on the way up 🤷♀️
You’re doing great sweetie! 🍃🌿
One of our most magnificent coach journeys has just arrived home - Wildflowers of Western Australia and the Nullarbor, a 19 day journey along the south west coast of WA, travelling along the southern coastline of Australia, including the iconic Nullarbor highway. These photos were taken by our driver Keith - just a small snapshot of what our passengers saw along the way.
in the midst of the tallest trees in Western Australia and in the world... tourists may climb the Gloucester Tree at Pemberton, which i “bravely” attempted, but aborted because “i wasn’t dressed for the occasion” 😛
Well today we farewelled Margaret River and headed east along the South-West coast to Parryville. Along the way we stopped at Pemberton to check out the Gloucester Tree in the Karri Forest. Then on to Walpole for a bite to eat and see the amazing coastline at the Conspicuous Cliffs. We checked in to our amazing little house on top of the hill overlooking Parry Beach and Denmark. We even had a couple of local Roos pop up to the house to say hello. .
#justanotherdayinwa #pemberton #gloucestertree #conspicuouscliffs #thebach #parrybeachbreaks
Pretty little parrot, too scared to climb the Gloucester Tree so took photos of the pretty little parrots instead
Aaron took this picture on the way down from climbing up a 57m tree that has metal spikes sticking out of it. I was terrified all the way up and most of the way down. We got to the top and the thought of going down was almost to much to bear! There was a bit of waterworks and here I am not very impressed with my husband for suggesting that we climb it.
But on a much more positive note, physically had very little struggle climbing the tree, something that two month ago would not have been fathomable. But thanks to my own hard work, some inspiring people coming into my life again and coming into my life for the first time and the love and support from two very wonderful people, this tree was physically doable.
#proud #gloucestertree #gloucestertreeclimb #gloucestertreepemberton #gloucesterpark #inspired #fearofheights #whydidyoumakemedothis #climb #fitspo #adventure #trip #holiday #anytimefitness
The Australian version of a National Park attraction is to stick rebar poles into a Karri tree that is 200 feet tall and put a sign saying “Don’t climb when wet”. Made it about half way before freaking out. God bless WA.
#australia #gloucestertree #nationalpark #fearofheights
💑 Romantic Getaways | 🌳Come climb to the top of Gloucester Tree, Pemberton, Western Australia. 🏡 Stay in the beautiful Big Brook Cottages. (Keep your eye out for all the blue wrens)
👣 Immerse yourself in nature when you take a wander around across the way through Rainbow trail and Big Brook Arboretum. Enjoy the stillness of Big Brook Dam. 💡 Tourist Tip - Wear harder soled shoes for your walk up the ladder and walk around rainbow trail (which has a bit of gravel). I didn't make it to the top but I certainly gave it a try.
#gloucestertree #pemberton #bigbrookcottages #rainbowtrail #bigbrookarboretum #bigbrookdam #bigbrookdam #romanticgetaway
This fierce, brave, amazing girl! For 3 years she has begging us to let her climb the
53 metre high Gloucester Tree and today at just 11 we let her. Next year i will get my big girl pants on and go with her 🤣
#gloucestertree #southwestwa #girlsruntheworld
Seeing the big trees near Pemberton reminded me of the Otways which is where I call home, I couldn’t help but sneak in a hug as I had missed seeing majestic giants like this one! A big fat rain drop landed on my forehead, hence the funny face~ it felt like this Mumma tree was saying hello ✨🌿✨ #treehugger #ilovebigtrees
Climb up the 153 spiraling rungs to the top will afford you superb views over the tops of the forest⚡️
The Gloucester Tree is a giant Karri tree on the Gloucester National Park of Western Australia.
At 58 metres high, it's the world's second tallest fire-lookout tree 🔥🌲 We decided to give it a try to climb it! there were metal poles sticking out from the tree and with no harness or safety equipment we managed to get to the top! (Only some chicken wire) honestly one of the scariest things I've ever done... if you have a fear of heights, this will 100% cure you